Carla Stern

Partner

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Phone:
404-256-0010
Fax:
404-851-9081
Email:
 

Carla F. Stern is a versatile family law attorney and Atlanta native with a proven track record of achievement in handling complex marriage dissolution and child custody cases. Her areas of strength include mediation, litigation, and relationship cultivation as well as providing clients with innovative solutions to challenging situations. She distinctively combines strong law background and advanced legal skills with effective business development, networking capabilities as well as a passion for counseling both clients and team members on pursuing career and life development options.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

 

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1990
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Family Law
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Income Taxation
  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia - 1990
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.S. - 1983
    • Major: Business

 

Classes/Seminars

  • Moderator & Co-Chair, New Trends From The Financial Experts, Atlanta, GA, AAML, December 2011
  • Recent Developments in Family Law, Family Law Section Newsletter, 2009
  • Mediation Advocacy Article, Family Law Section Newsletter, 2009
  • Speaker, 14 Year Old Elections-What's Happening to The 11-13 Year Olds?, Atlanta, GA, AAML, December, 2008
  • Speaker, Who Wants To Be A Family Lawyer?, Amelia Island, FL, Family Law Institute, State Bar of Georgia Family Law Section, May 2001
  • Speaker, Modification of Custody, Atlanta, GA, Nuts and Bolts Seminar, October 1998
  • Speaker, How to Manage Stress and Burnout in Divorce Cases, Amelia Island, FL, Family Law Institute, Family Law Institute State Bar of Georgia, May 1990

 

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™, 2011 - Present
  • Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, 2011 - Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Av Preeminent Rating™, 2003 - Present

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Law (AAML), Fellow / Membership Committee, 1999 - Present
  • The Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, Barrister, 2008 - Present
  • The Atlanta Lawyer's Club, Member, 2000 - Present
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Family Law & Women in the Profession Sections, Member, 1990 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Family Law Section, Member, 1990 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Sandy Springs Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

 

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trained Guardian Ad Litem, 2011 - Present
  • Trained Late Case Evaluator, 2005 - Present
  • Board Member, Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance
  • Board Member, Cabaret Host Committee, Georgia Ovarian Cancer Atlanta (GOCA), Atlanta, GA (3 Years)
  • Board Member, Overcome Ovarian Cancer Walk, Georgia Ovarian Cancer Atlanta (GOCA), Atlanta, GA (3 Years)
  • Room Mom, Woodward Academy, Atlanta, GA, (2 years)
  • Annual Celebration Co-Chair, AMIT School, Atlanta, GA (1 Years)
  • Host Committee, AMIT School, Atlanta, GA (5 years)
  • Fundraising Committee, AMIT School, Atlanta, GA (5 years)
  • Admissions Committee, The Epstein School, Atlanta, GA (3 years)
  • Annual Celebration Committee Host, The Epstein School, Atlanta, GA
  • Fundraising Committee, The Epstein School, Atlanta, GA (5 years)